Flag bearer Eekeeluak Avalak, 18, a wrestler from Cambridge Bay, leads Team Nunavut onto the floor at the opening ceremonies for the Canada Summer Games in St. Catharines, Ont. on Saturday night. (Photo by Denis Cahill, special to Nunatsiaq News)

Photos: Team Nunavut, country’s top athletes kick off Canada Summer Games

Opening ceremonies held Saturday night; competition starts Monday morning

By Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut has its biggest-ever team at the Canada Summer Games being held in Ontario’s Niagara region.

The two-week competition kicked off Saturday night with its opening ceremony at the Meridian Centre  in St. Catharines, Ont.

Competitions open Monday morning with Nunavut’s men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams set for action. On Tuesday wrestling opens, and Nunavut’s indoor volleyball team will compete next week.

Here are some images from that event:

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(3) Comments:

  1. Posted by Observer on

    Why do the people look so plastic?

    • Posted by Northern Guy on

      Because it is likely over 30 degrees in that arena and they are all sweating buckets.

  2. Posted by Thomas Aggark on

    What Inuit do for their exercises to work out for stress? Are there gyms available, or do we get our own equipment? How does that work?

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